Elizabeth Joney

September 1825–1900 (Age 74)
Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Joney was born in September 1825, in Nova Scotia, Canada. She married Samuel Henry Wiser on 18 November 1841, in Canton, Stark, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Joliet, Will, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Wesley Township, Will, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died in 1900, in Will, Illinois, United States, at the age of 75.

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Samuel Henry Wiser
Elizabeth Joney
Marriage: 18 November 1841
Theodore L. Wiser
Alonzo Wiser
William Henry Wiser
Florence Belle Wiser

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 November 1841Canton, Stark, Ohio, United States
  • Children


    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 5
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1832 · Black Hawk War
    Age 7
    "The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."
    Age 21
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from the adjective bony, denoting a scrawny individual with prominent bones.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Sources (13)

    • Elizebeth Wiser in household of William Wiser, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Elizabeth Wiser in household of Saml H Wiser, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Elizabeth Wesir in household of Samuel H Wesir, "United States Census, 1880"

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